EU Investment Policy

280 organisations from Europe, Canada and the US denounce the inclusion of investors’ rights in TTIP

Monday 22nd February, 2016 – Ahead of the 12th round of TTIP negotiations, 280 civil society organisations from across Europe, with the support of US and Canadian groups, have called on the European Commission and the United States Trade...
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The Zombie ISDS

Rebranded as ICS, rights for corporations to sue states refuse to die Read the report in English / Read the executive summary in English, German, Spanish Published by: Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs...
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Unacceptable compromise amendment on ISDS in TTIP – still allows investors to sue States at private tribunals.

Today in the European parliament, Social Democrats (S&D) and conservatives (EPP) agreed to let investors sue States in private tribunals. The two main groups reached a compromised on the controversial Investor to State dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism, endorsing the...
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S2B welcomes infringement proceedings against intra-EU BITS

The Seattle to Brussels network welcomes the European Commission’s decision to initiate infringement proceedings against five Member States, requesting them to terminate their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties. The Commission requested Austria, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Sweden to bring...
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